Unjailbraking My iPhone - Black Screen With Loading Circle

irDigital0l

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So I backup'd my iPhone and then restored it but its been 5 mins and all my screen shows his a black screen with a loading circle, its been like this for 10 mins...

Did I do something wrong? because this usually worked when I jailbroke before.

I didn't change any files or download anything major in cydia cept for winterboard and sbsettings which I deleted before I clicked "Erase all content and settings".

Thanks
 

Applejuiced

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At the iPhone hacks section.
So you were JB and you hit the erase all button in settings/general/reset?
That's what always happens.
The erase all content and settings only works on stock firmware and even then sometimes it gets stuck.
But when JB its 100% it will not work and you will need to DFU restore it to bring it back to life.
 

irDigital0l

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Uhh this is weird...

so

I hold the power and home button for like 10 secs and then the apple logo reboots and after waiting a while I can use my phone and it seems to be working again but from the last back.

...

So did I do a DFU restore?
 

labman

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Uhh this is weird...

so

I hold the power and home button for like 10 secs and then the apple logo reboots and after waiting a while I can use my phone and it seems to be working again but from the last back.

...

So did I do a DFU restore?
Nope DFU stands for Device Firmware Upgrade basically back to factory ! If you got your phone back then be happy. but remember for thefuture if you are jailbroken never ever select Erase all content and settings option!

 

irDigital0l

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Damn, must've be lucky as hell . Everything works perfectly now, I guess I just keep it the way it is with this back up so I dont mess anything up.

Learned a lesson today.

thanks for all the help guys!
 

charlieroberts

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So you were JB and you hit the erase all button in settings/general/reset?
That's what always happens.
The erase all content and settings only works on stock firmware and even then sometimes it gets stuck.
But when JB its 100% it will not work and you will need to DFU restore it to bring it back to life.
lol did just that and got your help
thanks and happy new year!
 
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